Scott Turner

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Scott Turner
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Texas House of Representatives, District 33
Incumbent
In office
2013-Present
Term ends
January 13, 2015
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$7,200/year
Per diem$150/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Campaign website
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Scott Turner is a Republican member of the Texas House of Representatives representing District 33 since 2013.

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Turner's campaign website listed the following issues:[1]

  • Jobs for Texans
Excerpt: "To provide good jobs and a strong economy, we must provide an environment that is business friendly: low taxes; limited, fair and predictable regulation; and a legal system uncluttered with frivolous lawsuits."
  • Stand for Fiscal Responsibility
Excerpt: "Texans are taxed enough already! We must take better inventory of the money that’s being spent in funding of current programs. We must end accounting gimmicks, tricks and diversions."
  • ObamaCare is Not Right for Texas
Excerpt: "If left unchecked, ObamaCare has the potential to bankrupt Texas. Texans should be able to choose their own health care provider and make their own medical choices, not have our health care decisions micromanaged by Washington, D.C."
  • Stop Illegal Immigration
Excerpt: "Illegal Immigration is draining the budgets of Texas taxpayers and Texas state government. We need to tighten our borders to stop the flow of illegals. We are a nation which welcomes those who follow the rules, respect our laws, and come here legally, but I have no tolerance for those who undermine the rule of law by entering our nation in an illegal fashion."

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Turner served on the following committees:

Texas Committee Assignments, 2013
Government Efficiency & Reform
Human Services

Elections

2012

See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Turner won election in the 2012 election for Texas House of Representatives, District 33. Turner defeated Jim Pruitt in the May 29 primary election and defeated Michael A. Carrasco (L) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

Texas House of Representatives, District 33, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngScott Turner 85.3% 50,631
     Libertarian Michael Carrasco 14.7% 8,701
Total Votes 59,332
Texas House of Representatives District 33 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngScott Turner 58.3% 6,829
Jim Pruitt 41.7% 4,877
Total Votes 11,706

Campaign donors

2012

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Political offices
Preceded by
Raul Torres (R)
Texas House District 33
2013–present
Succeeded by
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